George Fredrick Marble

Male1850–8 April 1904

Brief Life History of George Fredrick

When George Fredrick Marble was born in 1850, in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Captain John Marble, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Church Wrightington, was 25. He married Minerva Jane Northrup on 20 May 1881, in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870 and Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States for about 24 years. He died on 8 April 1904, in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

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George Fredrick Marble
Minerva Jane Northrup
Marriage: 20 May 1881
Sarah Winifred Marble
Mary L Marble
Ella W. Marble
Louiza Inez Marble

Sources (23)

  • George F Marble in household of John Marble, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George F. Marble, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • George F Marble in household of Elizabeth Marble, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 May 1881Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 13

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 13

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.


    Age 15

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning


    nickname from Middle English marbel ‘marble’ (Old French marble, marbre), perhaps used of a marble-worker. This surname is very rare in Britain and Ireland.

    variant of Marple . This form of the surname is very rare in Britain and Ireland.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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